Ottavo 2017

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FLAVOUR
Round, spicy, with light hints of vanilla, balanced, of a fat consistency, with good aftertaste and length on the palate.

AROMA
Exotic fruit such as pineapple, mango, banana and lightly spicy.

DESIGNATION
Bianco di Merlot Ticino

CLASSIFICATION
DOC

COLOUR
Straw yellow

TYPE OF WINE
White

AREA OF ORIGIN
Municipality of Gambarogno (2 km from Lake Maggiore), Ticino, Switzerland

ALCOHOLIC CONTENT
13% Vol.

Description:

Manual harvesting once the right stage of ripeness has been achieved. Pressing-destemming and light pneumatic pressing of the skins.
Clarification of the must by means of flotation. Preparation for the start of alcoholic fermentation in Burgundy barrels in a temperature-controlled room.
Fermentation temperature of 16 °C.
At the end of the fermentation, sur lie ageing continues with frequent lees stirring to improve its complexity.
If required, the malolactic fermentation is completed at this stage. The wine generally remains in the barrels for 11 months. The wine is blended and filtered before bottling. Planned ageing in the bottle for at least 3 months.

Malolactic fermentation:

in barrels

Maturation:

in barrels

Minimum ageing period in bottle:

3 months

Type of bottle:

Bordeaux

Ageing potential:

3/4 years

Cork material:

guaranteed DIAM cork without cork taste

Type of soil:

fresh, light and mineral

Vine processing:

Integrated production methods

Cultivation method:

simple Guyot

Year of planting:

1983

Yield per hectare:

90 quintals (63 hl)

Harvesting period:

mid-September

Harvesting method:

manual

Packaging:

6 bottles for box

Pairings:

Excellent as an aperitif, or pairs well with lake and sea fish, mixed seafood and fresh cheeses.

Serving:

In large crystal glasses at 12°C.

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